See Bhutan’s legendary Tiger’s Nest Monastery by helicopter

With COMO Uma Bhutan, guests can explore this mysterious kingdom by foot, bike, kayak, car or helicopter, from either of its two resorts.

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In Bhutan, there is a sense that time has stood still. Walking through the temples full of red-robed monks, or among chilli fields where farmers cut their crops by hand, feels as it has always been, unchanged by tourism or Western influence.

With COMO Uma Bhutan, guests can explore this mysterious kingdom by foot, bike, kayak, car or helicopter, from either of its two resorts; COMO Uma Paro and COMO Uma Punakha.

Full itineraries planned meticulously by English-speaking guides, ensure guests’ days are spent experiencing the very best of the country, whether it’s hiking to a mountaintop monastery or sampling ‘momos’ with the local villagers. At the end of the day, guests can unwind with all that COMO is known for – award-winning cuisine, powerful wellness, and a night slept well in a destination worth dreaming about.

Scenic heli-adventure

COMO Bhutan’s six-night trip takes travellers to the heart of the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan. From the gravity-defying Tiger’s Nest Monastery to the Temple of the Divine Madman, this trip combines spectacular drives, unique nature walks and fascinating monastery visits.

The journey deep into the kingdom’s heartland explores three important but distinctly different valleys: The Laya Valley (also known as the hidden paradise), the tropical Punakha Valley with its magnificent Dzongs, and the emerald Paro Valley, with rice paddies and ancient temples.

Throughout this adventure return each night to the luxury and comfort of COMO Uma Bhutan lodges. Guests spend four nights at COMO Uma Paro and two nights at COMO Uma Punakha.

Inclusions:

  • Two privately guided helicopter flights
  • Four nights at COMO Uma Paro
  • Two nights at COMO Uma Punakha
  • Full-board benefits including a private English-speaking Bhutanese guide
  • 60-minute COMO Shambhala body treatment
  • Complimentary yoga class at COMO Uma Paro (not available on Sundays)
  • Use of all facilities and complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Private airport transfers and transport around Bhutan
  • All Bhutanese government visa and royalty fees

Tiger’s Nest Monastery day walk

Visitors can immerse themselves in Bhutan’s cultural heritage and extraordinary landscape with the Himalayan Discovery package, which focuses on Paro Valley. Based at COMO Uma Paro, which is close to the international airport, travellers will see the country’s main cultural highlights, including the Taktsang ‘Tiger’s Nest’ Monastery. There is guided hiking and a chance to get into the wild while moving at a pace that allows for acclimation. The Himalayan Discovery package consists of 3-, 5- and 7-night itineraries.

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